Call for Applications, AI For Social Good Summer Lab at McGill University, in Montreal, QC

Deadline:  17 April 2017
Open to: individuals who identify as a woman
Venue: 5– 30 June 2017, at McGill University, in Montreal, QC.

Description

In collaboration with the McGill Reasoning and Learning Lab, we are launching a 1 month Summer Lab that teaches technical concepts in machine learning, in addition to digital product development and design applied to a wicked social problem.

It is our belief that AI should drive innovation to address key societal challenges that impact the lives of millions of people. It is also our belief that AI research and product development needs to be more inclusive. This has motivated us to create opportunities for women to gain training, experience, and mentorship in machine learning techniques and product development at McGill University, and through our ecosystem partners in the Montreal technology and start-up community.

Eligibility

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • You are an undergraduate, graduate, or industry practitioner with advanced prior training in mathematics and computer science.​
  • You identify as a woman.​
  • You want to learn, build your network, and explore potential career paths in machine learning research and development.​
  • You love technology and are inspired by the idea of using it as a force to drive positive change in the world.​

Costs

If you are selected you will be required to pay a small fee to confirm you spot.

Application

Innovation@McGill, in collaboration with the McGill Reasoning and Learning Lab, is launching a 1 month Summer Lab that teaches technical concepts in machine learning, in addition to digital product development and design applied to a wicked social problem.

It is our belief that AI should drive innovation to address key societal challenges that impact the lives of millions of people.

It is also our belief that AI research and product development needs to be more inclusive. This has motivated us to create opportunities for women to gain training, experience, and mentorship in machine learning techniques and product development at McGill University, and through our ecosystem partners in the Montreal technology and start-up community.

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section or write to:  innovation@mcgill.ca.

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